Montana Beef to School
About the Montana Beef to School Project
The Montana Beef to School Project explores how to make beef to school programs successful and encourages the use of local beef in every Montana school.
What is the Montana Beef to School Project? The Montana Beef to School Project is a three-year collaborative project between several
Montana beef producers and processors, schools and many stakeholders represented in
the Montana Beef to School Coalition.
Moooooving Forward Together: Strategies for Montana Beef to School
Read the case study report below for tips and stories about how to bring local beef into schools.
- Discover the creative ways schools are working with producers and processors in Montana to procure local Montana beef.
- Bring tested beef to school strategies to your own community through lessons learned from case studies across six beef to school partnerships in Montana.
The report was authored by Carmen Byker Shanks and Janet Gamble of the Montana State University (MSU) Food and Health Lab, Tommy Bass and Joel Schumacher of MSU Extension, Aubree Roth of Montana Team Nutrition Program (MT Farm to School), Demetrius Fassas and Mallory Stefan of the National Center for Appropriate Technology. An additional thank you to many report contributors listed on page two of the case study report.
Click here to read the case study report Moooooving Forward Together: Strategies for Montana Beef to School.
Do you have questions about how to start a beef to school program?
Email the Montana Beef to School Project at firstname.lastname@example.org
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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number SW 15-028 through the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program under subaward number 140867026. USDA is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.